International Water Association

Resource recovery: the challenge of finding a market for your product

Pressure from worldwide population growth is placing increasing demand on phosphorus supply and production but resources are not limitless and no synthetic substitute exists....

Insurers face the music

Water-related data is transforming the high-stakes metrics of adaptation By Ilyse Veron* New York City’s Carnegie Hall attracts the world’s top musicians but last October, an...

Sponge cities: can China’s model go global?

China’s ambitions–for its so-called ‘sponge’ cities–to slow, sink and store runoff exemplify a universal struggle of urban planners united with water professionals against a...

Banking on resilience: Arizona dealing with water scarcity

How a US landlocked desert city is strategically storing water to drought-proof the future By Amy McCoy*   The US state of Arizona is acutely aware of...

How collaboration with residents is shaping a smart approach to water

Seed funds were used to clean up Skanderborg's lake and have led to a new citizen-centric approach to water use and conservation. By Rune Kier...

WHO’s climate-resilient WSP progress

Rory Moses McKeown gives an insight into the World Health Organization’s (WHO’s) work on climate-resilient water safety plans, including their application in Ethiopia. Plus see main article...

Heaven sent: The need to harvest rainwater

Rainwater harvesting, once seen as a quaint tradition of the rural poor, is growing in stature and scale, driven by urban demand, new mandates,...

How can we achieve joined-up regulation to help meet the UN SDG6 water goal?

How can we achieve joined-up water regulation, connecting economic, health and environmental goals, to help meet UN Sustainable Development Goal 6? What are the...

Why understanding resilience is key to water management

Resilience champion Johan Rockström says we need a mind shift by water professionals if we are to avoid a global disaster By James Workman The World...

Cities take the lead on mitigation

The COP21 meeting in Paris is an opportunity for city governments and water professionals to highlight the role of practical interventions in combatting greenhouse...

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Developing the digital water toolbox

Digital technologies are reshaping the water sector, and the implications and opportunities around this are the focus of this year’s IWA Digital Water Summit....

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Corporate sustainability net positive water goal for Intel

Intel has set out a new strategy and goals for 2030 in its latest annual corporate sustainability report, with aims for the next decade...